'Suvir Saran' on Serious Eats

Suvir Saran's Penne with Popped Tomatoes and Bacon

Think of this Penne with Popped Tomatoes and Bacon from Suvir Saran's Masala Farm as the rustic farmer cousin of bucatini all'amatriciana. It's got the tomatoes, onions, and bacon, but it's also loaded up with fresh herbs that pack a punch. Instead of a smooth, long simmered tomato sauce, this one is made by cooking down cherry tomatoes until they literally pop, making for a hearty chunky sauce with all shapes and sizes of tomatoes and generous cubes of bacon. More

Suvir Saran's Juicy Turkey-Cheddar Burgers

Unlike an inherently flavorful beef burger, a burger made of ground turkey needs a little help to elevate itself into the realm of truly tasty. Suvir Saran, author of Masala Farm, has taken it upon himself to craft a turkey burger that's exceptional. Taking cues from both his Indian heritage and American ingredients, Saran's Juicy Turkey-Cheddar Burgers will forever change the way you think about bird burgers. More

Suvir Saran's Juicy Turkey-Cheddar Burgers

Unlike the inherently flavorful beef burger, a burger made out of ground turkey needs a little help to elevate itself into the realm of truly tasty. Suvir Saran, author of Masala Farm has taken it upon himself to craft a turkey burger that's not only tasty but truly exceptional. Taking cues from both his Indian heritage and American ingredients, Saran's Juicy Turkey-Cheddar Burgers will forever change the way you think about poultry burgers. More

Suvir Saran's Shrimp and Sweet Corn Curry

Regardless of whether you're using summer fresh or winter frozen corn, this curry is pure genuis; creamy, delicately spiced, and fill of sweet notes that comfort and intrigue. The complexity comes from a bright green herb paste of ginger, cilantro, lemongrass, curry leaves and chiles cooked with down toasted spices coconut milk and just enough cream to add a velvety richness. The corn and shrimp are added in the final stages, making sure that neither overcook and retain all of their respective sweetness. More

Cook the Book: 'Masala Farm'

This week's Cook the Book, Masala Farm is the story of Suvir Saran's move from Manhattan to American Masala, his 67-acre farm upstate. Some might recall Saran from his appearance on Top Chef Masters; others might be familiar with Devi, his Michelin starred restaurant in New York. If you've never heard of him, you'll be well-acquainted with his recipes and stories after reading Masala Farm. Enter to win a copy here! More

Tamarind-Glazed Meatloaf

I was all set to celebrate National Meatloaf Appreciation Day with Wolfgang's bacon-wrapped meatloaf, but an afternoon spent thumbing through Suvir Saran's new cookbook, American Masala, changed my mind. I've had a lot of success with recipes from his first... More

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